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True Stories: Wonderlust

I have a transformation fetish.

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Flushed

 FICTION   Send to a Friend   Printer Friendly Format   Leave Feedback   Read Feedback   Nerve RSS I…

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Monsters in a Box

  Send to a Friend   Printer Friendly Format   Leave Feedback   Read Feedback   Nerve RSS ince the beginn…

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Bad Sex with Neal Pollack

 REGULARS promotion Dear Readers: This is my final "Bad Sex" column. I was getting to the point where I was going t…

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Bad Sex with Neal Pollack

 REGULARS promotion Two weeks to the day after our car accident, I got my beloved teacher’s daughter into my twin bed. …

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Bad Sex with Neal Pollack

 REGULARS promotion One spring evening in 1993, a community newspaper I was working for sent me to cover the 100th anniversar…

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Bad Sex with Neal Pollack

 REGULARS promotion I had few friends in the fall of 1985, when I was a high-school sophomore in Phoenix, Arizona. A guy at m…

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Bad Sex With Neal Pollack

 REGULARS   promotion For twenty-three years, since the first shoots of curly black hair began to sprout in my Netherlan…

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Bad Sex With Neal Pollack

 REGULARS   promotion One autumn when I was in my mid-twenties, I found myself attracted to a woman who ran the coffee b…

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Bad Sex with Neal Pollack

 REGULARS   promotion Once upon a time called college, I had dreams of literary fame. Those dreams were fueled largely b…

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Bad Sex With Neal Pollack

 REGULARS   promotion A couple of months ago, I did a reading at Powell’s bookstore in Portland, which drew more t…

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Bad Sex With Neal Pollack

 REGULARS   promotion When we last left our hero, in the spring of 1997, he’d been recovering from the end of a re…

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Bad Sex With Neal Pollack

 REGULARS promotion For several years in my early twenties, I wore the same crappy Halloween costume. I took a foam bike helm…

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Bad Sex With Neal Pollack

 REGULARS promotion Before I begin this month’s tale, let me discourage a rumor before it even starts. A few years ago,…

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Bad Sex With Neal Pollack

 REGULARS promotion The extended adolescence that masquerades as American higher education ended quickly for me. I wrote a se…

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Bad Sex with Neal Pollack

 REGULARS I hope my last column didn’t leave anyone with a false impression of my erotic self-esteem. For the record, I…

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Bad Sex With Neal Pollack

    With the modestly titillating essay below that you are, I assume, about to read, Nerve and I begin collaborating on …

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Wonderlust

 PERSONAL ESSAYS I remember going to someone’s house with my parents when I was six. Wonder Woman was on. We walked in …

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Strangers on a Train

 PERSONAL ESSAYS One day in the mid-90s — I can’t remember which year it was, what month, or even what season &#8…

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